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Sky Germany to broadcast electric off-road racing series Extreme E

Electric off-road racing series Extreme E has confirmed that Sky Germany will broadcast coverage of the championship’s X Prixs, highlights and magazine shows. Sky Germany’s coverage of the tournament is to be broadcast in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and will be available to view in both German and English. Charly Classen, executive vice president of […]  More

Riedel reflects on ‘easy decision’ to renew SVG Europe Gold sponsorship

Riedel has recommitted to Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe, citing the opportunities provided by virtual events and the strength of market insight offered. Christian Bockskopf, head of marketing and communications, Riedel Communications, said: “As a technology supplier for some of the world’s largest productions, Riedel’s global success has always been intricately linked to the sports […]  More

Ross unveils the new Ultrix Acuity hyper-converged production platform

Ross has announced the release of its hyper-converged production platform, the Ultrix Acuity. The Ultrix Acuity platform converges the functionality of Ross’ flagship Acuity switcher and the Ultrix routing and AV processing platform, to create a complete, futureproof solution. Ultrix Acuity takes routing, audio mixing, multiviewers, trays of frame syncs and audio embedders/de-embedders – all […]  More

Gravity Media signs $5 million US gear deal with Grass Valley

Gravity Media has signed a $5 million US, multi-year enterprise pricing agreement with Grass Valley for a variety of production solutions and advanced workflows across its international operations. “It’s fair to say that 2020 was a challenging year for live sports,” explained Eamonn Dowdall, executive director at Gravity Media.  “We have been able to weather […]  More

Sports Graphics Spotlight: Learn about the evolution of motion, augmented and live graphics in televised cycling

Next month’s Sports Graphics Spotlight online event (5 March) will feature an in-depth session on the evolution of motion, augmented and live graphics in televised cycling. Focussing on data and graphics work completed for the Tour de France and Tour de Romandie, among other races, the virtual presentation will be led by Euro Media Group […]  More

Cinevideo unveils Waves 12G UHD HDR OB with new Ultrix-Acuity mixer from Ross

Pescara, Italy-based Cinevideo has launched its new OB truck, Waves 12G. Following the same layout and configuration as its Dolphin 7.0 vehicle, Waves 12G is now the company’s second UHD HDR OB. Aret managed both the build and system integration of Waves 12G, which is designed to work with Dolphin 7.0 at all levels – […]  More

RaceTech supports ITV Racing as coverage grows in 2021

As horse racing has been allowed to continue as an Elite Sport under strict government guidelines and rules, so demand for content has grown as it provides much needed entertainment to existing fans as well as an increasing new audience. Technical facilities provider RaceTech continues to play a significant part in producing the live pictures […]  More

Extreme E’s St Helena prepares to set sail for opening race in Saudi Arabia

After an extensive two-year refurbishment, Extreme E’s floating centrepiece, the St Helena, is ready to set sail for the championship’s inaugural race weekend, which takes place on 3-4 April in Saudi Arabia. The moment was marked in Liverpool, UK by Extreme E founder and CEO Alejandro Agag who sprayed a celebratory bottle of Moët champagne, […]  More

Aurora Media Worldwide to lead broadcast production of new green esports race series

London-based sports agency Aurora Media Worldwide has been commissioned to produce programming for the RCCO World eX Championship, a new sustainability-led esports racing series. Organised by Racing Concept Cars Organisation (RCCO) E-Sport, a Swiss startup, the RCCO World eX Championship combines motorsport, entertainment, innovation and sustainability. The founders and chief executives of RCCO E-Sport are […]  More

Extreme E reveals purpose-built studio ‘Command Centre’ for live broadcasts

Electric off-road series Extreme E has revealed its innovative ‘Command Centre’ – a classic motorsport pit wall unpacked – which will play a focal role in live race broadcasts, creating drama and atmosphere. Operating like a futuristic strategy room, this purpose-built studio is where key team players will join together to watch the race unfold […]  More